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. >>> fueled by a weaker yen and strong sales of cameras in the u.s. >>> and shares in virgin media rally after an offer for a takeover that could value the uk cable operator at $20 billion. >> all right. welcome to tuesday. >> it's get together tuesday. coordinated, as well. >> the final print for the eurozone is finally come in, 48.6, a little better than the forecast of 48.2. >> may i just say, though, the employment index, look at that, 46.1, which is just barely better than the flash estimate but still the lowest since december 2009. on a downward trajectory. it's not germany where the final composite was 54.4. it's the periphery still. france's final january pmi falls to 46.1. >> france is where the concern is. we have francois hollande today speaking to the eu parliament. he's going to lay out his vision for the eu against that economic back drop. >> isn't it amazing? we come into the week yesterday with everyone still talking. you have that great barons cover, you come in, just get the risk trade massively off. and the question for today and the rest of the week is frankly whether that'
joins us again this morning. steve, we actually finally start the meetings today. we've had comments out from the russian finance minister, as well. what's he saying? >> well, he's trying to get us back on track on to a growth agenda, which when you look back at what the agenda was a couple of meetings ago back in toronto in 2010, that was sorely missing. that was about harboring deficits and having firm targets. it hasn't really worked, has it? what they've said is our growth estimates were slightly optimistic. listening to what some of the policymakers are saying this time around, the likes of mario draghi, i'm scratching my head a little bit. there's some uncontentious stuff. i can live with that. range of financial market indicators showing situation normalizing. but what about this bit? currency chatter is inappropriate, fruitless and self-defeating. hang on a second, mr. draghi. it wasn't us, the journalists that started this. it was policymakers. it was the g- 7. it's incestble we're going to start rumbling about this. i can't help but thinking mr. draghi is missing the point here
it. it take us four years to get panama and south korea done. it was on the bush table. it took four years to negotiate and we didn't get anything else new. those trade agreements would do all kinds of things for exports. >> are you at all nostalgic about -- ge out of nbc and comcast is running it well. >> comcast has done a great job. look, the market said good for both companies. the market said comcast got a great bunch of assets. ge has more cash to do things with. time and men's fortunes change. you go with the flow. >> every time they do a deal, they say it's great for both parties. stock goes up in one case and down in the other. ge is in one, can use the money, comcast in another and actually worked. >> worked out well. comcast has a great set of assets now a ge has cash to invest in what they want to do. we all do it differently in our times. >> jack, we love you, on valentine's day especially. >> happy valentine's day. >> merger thursday with all these deals. huge day on wall street. almost $100 million in fees for the banks. center view bank. >> make sure you join us tomor
, denying the reports. and countering it was the victim of u.s. hacking. >>> and the bulls are back from a three-day weekend. can the s&p 500 post an eighth straight week of gains? we've got four days to find out. it's tuesday, february 19th, 2013. "squawk box" begins right now. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm becky quick along with joe kernen and andrew ross sorkin who is back from vacation. let's get started with the markets. as joe mentioned, the s&p winning streak has been a strong one. in the meantime, the dow is coming off a second straight weekly loss. although, really, if you looked at this last week, it was the ever so slightest of losses. u.s. equity futures are indicated higher. dow up by 21 points. s&p is up by two points above value fair and the nasdaq is up about 3. in 20 minutes, we'll turn to predictions on where the markets go from here. then in the next hour, delivering alpo. we'll talk to the manager of a $11.5 billion hedge fund. this fund was up 30% last year. don't miss pine river's ceo brian taylor. on our radar this morning,
businesses. top cyber security firm will tell us what it means. condos and apartment values went way down during the housing recession. but that is changing. we will tell you who is making apartments, rentals, red-hot again. simon hobs in for sue at nyse. hi, simon. >> sitting down below just 14,000 on the dow but s&p is hanging in thereafter earlier we touched an intraday level we've not seen since november 2007. importantly, let's just recap on how we got here. in the last -- in the last ten months, the market has risen 11%. what do you think were the top three sectors that drove us here? one, telecom. look at that gain. financials, you know about that, also done well. what do you think the third sector is to have driven us this high? in fact, it is healthcare. driven by the carriage of safety and stick of the feds with ultra low interest rates and what stock really stands out? home depot. doubling in value. more or less, over the last ten months. the chart doesn't give you the full flavor of it. but tyler, you see where i was heading, back to you. >> thank you so much. we will be back
described, i would say that activists are certainly useful. you can't necessarily take anything at face value because activists are -- have their own agenda, and some of them tend to be more short term. if you're running a company, you don't have the nimbleness and flex ann. you can't change your strategy every day. an activist can get into or out of a shareholding any day. and so you have -- you have different time horizons, maybe different agendas, and a company has to represent all its shareholders, ant not just a portion of its shareholders and think for the long term. but having said that, it's a good part of the cocktail of elements that a ceo should have giving inflooins fluns, and they should be listened to. they shouldn't be taken as gospel. their remarks should be discounted by what you know their interests are, but it should be foolish to take good advice from wherever you want to get it. >> barclays is making news today in cutting more head count. you guys done, happy with where we are as we sit here today? >> we're happy where we are. we're always sculpting our business. in
between 2 and 2.25 like it used to be bouncing between 1.75 and 2. it will just kind of keep doing th that. >> is it healthy -- is it healthy -- >> the interest rate spike will mean too much on the balance sheet. >> is it healthy that the only driver has been the federal reserve? >> that's it. decrease the quantitative easing. that's when we'll see the real spike. if interest rates go up to 2.25% because people are taking money out of equities and the economy is growing a little bit better, that's fine. it's when we start to see incremental tightening at the fed. >> we need some qe from the private sector. >> tightening from the fed? >> good luck on that. >> not getting it though, jeff. >> well, i know. >> they believe in what they are doing, and it hasn't helped the economy. >> we know we have somebody holding our hand so there's no point in doing it. until they step out of the way, there's nothing to trigger those animal spirits. >> great conversation. appreciate it. see you soon. >> meanwhile, legendary investor jim rogers is, now short a certain investment. we'll find out what that is,
today. courtney reagan will be joining us with a preview in just a few minutes. then we'll bring you walmart's quarterly results the second they hit the tape. along with complete analysis and reaction from the street and, of course, you can't talk about the consumer without talking about energy prices. and rising gasoline costs at the pump, we've been watching everything that happens with oil prices moving higher. yesterday they actually sold off, but that is not much relief to those who have been paying higher price e at the pump for the last month. joining us in the next hour, oil man boone pickens. so the economy is at the top of the hour. andrew will get you up to speed on the day's other headlines. >> hedge fund manager david einhorn is taking his apple campaign directly to shareholders. he's going to be hosting a conference call today to argue the merits of distributing hedging preferred stock which, of course, is what this big debate is about. einhorn is battling and seeking an injunction next week to abolish a system for issuing preferred stock. i got a letter overnight from
will join us with the latest from power outages to grounded flights. then, of course, there is the topics of the markets. earnings season is winding down. only 53 s&p 500 companies set to report. one event to watch, janet yellen is scheduled to speak on the economy today and our guest host this hour will be the former managing director at pimco. he's currently the share of global societies of fellows. and also we have rebecca patterson. we've got a lot to did you discuss with them. before we do that, we're going to head over to michelle who has the morning headlines. >> thank you for that, andrew. usair and nmr are set to meet. boeing completed what it called a, quote, uneventful test flight of the 787 dream liner on saturday. it was the company's first test since the airlines were grounded more than three weeks ago. >>> carnival cruise ship in the gulf of mexico will need to be towed to port. carnival's triumph, as it was called, was heading back to galveston, texas, when the fire occurred. the ship's extinguishing system kicked in, no injuries were reported. >>> let's get over to ross w
viewers? >> you want to use the volatility to find the companies strong free cash flow. like the auto stocks, toyota, emerging markets have been relative underperformers year to nate. buy dong fang motor, make 3 million cars in china every year, a company you can own to play the catch up trade in the emerging markets. >> howard? >> i agree with what sarah said. apple has couldn't come up 4.7 times ebidta. apple is extremely cheap, the stock will be at $600 the next 18 months. buy it again. >> go back to 600. >> you care about all the proposition 2? >> yeah. >> i don't think it's critical >> i think it is a bit of a nuisance. this is a company that's made more money for shareholders in the last few years than the entire rest of the technology industry combined. give them a break. they didn't even have a dividend 12 months ago. >> right or wrong? >> i don't know if he's right or wrong. i think you have to give management a little bit more time. i think that we are going a little too hasty pushing them h i think they will do the right thing, return more cash to shareholders. no question
investors and ben white, chief economic correspondent at politico. also here with us is david joy. it's great to have all you guys here. phil, why has the rally stalled? >> well, we've gotten out of the gate in terrific shape here. the stock market, the s&p is up about 6% the first six weeks or so of the year. we've got a very constructive full year forecast of 1660 on the s&p, which would be a record high. but we didn't think we were going to go straight there. the reality is that we've had a terrific run. the markets are a little bit tired. you've got some washington-related news coming up over the next month or so. we would expect that this would be a perfect opportunity for, you know, a 3% to 5% pause. and i think we're starting to see that reflected -- >> up to 5% is almost the whole thing. >> well, look, a week from now, president obama is going to do his state of the union address, okay? typically the market doesn't respond well when the president talks. then we're going to start to get into some of the nitty-gritty, some of the spending issues. that would be a perfect opportun
>>> welcome back. our guest host told us earlier, there's a list of stocks that will double -- you know, stocks that go up, and then time. everybody's going to double eventually, i would imagine, right? when are these going to double? >> if you go back to the nifty fifty of 1973, they were two times erjs. 1999 it didn't double. the economies will grow on a global basis, 3% plus inflation. >> how many have you got? >> i picked ten in baron's, those are available if anybody wants to go on the roundtable. two that are new that weren't there, one is a company that just announced last night the results, gencorp, they bought rocket dyne, and they're closing in on that. and that business, the basic manufacturing business which has short-term hiccups will earn 3 cents or 4 cents in the next few years. significant acreage in an area called sacramento, and real estate is booming. second one is a simple one, that's called legg mason which i announced yesterday. legg mason, 164 million shares, down to 128. every day they announce two-thirds of the cash flow is going to buy back stock. great ca
's close on wall street, u.s. equity futures this morning, well, you see they are fight a little bit higher. -- they are fight a little bit higher. after gains yesterday, the dow up more than 45 points yesterday. our guest host is westwood capital's len bloom. the next hour, famed investor and billionaire real estate tycoon, sam zell. top-ranked money manager don yakman. his fund have seen annual returns of 10% over the last five years. we'll also talk about how business leaders and investors are reacting to president obama's state of the union address. among the topics high talked about last night, jobs and the economy. even mentioning some companies by name. >> jobs for ten years, manufacturers have added 500,000 jobs over the past three. caterpillar is bringing jobs back from japan. ford is bringing jobs back from mexico. and this year, apple will start making macs in america again. >> we will be speaking with the ceo of one of those companies. caterpillar's doug olberhelman at 8:00 eastern. we'll talk about where the jobs are coming back and what washington could be doing to promote mor
much for joining us this morning. >> thank you. >> and thank you, everybody, for joining us this morning. enjoy that long weekend. we will see you back here on tuesday. right now, it's time for squawk on the street. >> welcome, live from the new york stock exchange. jim cramer is off today. the u.s. session here, we just had empire state manufacturing crossing, turning positive for the first time since july. we see futures hugging the flat line pretty much. the s&p with a bias towards the green. in europe, the d-20 meeting is underway in moscow. your mixed bag as we have spain in the negative. japan's nikkei, that's one that's notable, dropping as yen strengthen for the fourth straight session. hang seng is wup and kospi is flat. >> our road map begins with a valentine that carl ichichan. it's the latest sell in the battle of the billionaires as the shorts feel the squeeze. >> apple emerges as the battleground stock with the likes of einhorn and tsiros and low, getting out. >> they are off the boat. passengers on the carnival triumph finally disembarked in mobile, alabama, b
and is designed to be used in some of the most impoverished places on the planet. as lesley stahl reported in may 2007, negroponte's dream was ambitious. to understand it better, let's go back to where that dream was born: cambodia. >> the idea came to him in a remote village called reaksmy, a four-hour drive on a dirt road from the nearest town. it's as far from mit as you can get. they don't even have running water. >> [bell being struck] >> stand by. >> negroponte and his family founded a school here in 1999, putting in a satellite dish and generators. [generator whirring] then they gave the children laptops. instantly, school became a lot more popular. >> ♪ how's the way ♪ that it's sunny >> kids who had never seen a computer before were now crossing the digital divide. >> ♪ it's sunny today >> nicholas negroponte was knocked out. >> the first english word of every child in that village was "google." >> [laughs] >> the village has no electricity, no telephone, no television. [dog barking] >> and the children take laptops home that are connected, broadband, to the internet. >> [child's v
'm not a participant per se, i'm just a spectator, and it's a fun sport. >> thank you. and thank you, michelle. join us tomorrow. "squawk on the street" is next right now. >>> congratulations to grammy winner fun and all the grammy winners from last night. welcome to "squawk on the street." i'm carl equipment a nil la with melissa lee, david faber here at the nyse. david cramer is off this week. a busy week it's going to be. europe this week, finance minister meeting from all of the eurozone talking about cypress and greece. as for asian markets, mostly closed as the chinese new year took place over the weekend. it is the year of the snake. our road map begins with a hat trick of news out of technology. dell shareholders balking at the buyout price. and apple testing a watch-like device. >> the s&p 500 is up for the first six weeks of the year. something that has not happened since 1971. a big week is ahead as carl mentioned with earnings from coke, cisco, gm, whole foods and michael kors. >> nemo, watch the impact on business, ford at least said it should not have a major impact on february sales. >>
will join us to talk business on and off the diamond coming up at 8:40 eastern time. >>> an interesting mix of topics in rotation today. first, let's get over to andrew with the top headlines. >> thanks. >>> boeing reportedly found a way to fix battery problems with its grounded 787. here's what's happening. involves increasing the space between cells in the battery. a source tells reuters the gaps between the cells were why there was overheating. we'll talk about that in a bit. >>> in other news on boeing, the company's engineers are split on a contract. the largest professional group approved the planemaker's latest contract offer. but members of a smaller technical union are rejecting it. both groups authorized the union to call a strike. the groups negotiate together. but the contracts are separate. so talks are set now to resume. and no work stoppage is expected. at least in the near term. >>> also in the news, the fbi says it's now looking into alleged insider trading in the options of heinz for its acquisition by berkshire hathaway and 3g capital. the sec filed suit against unknown t
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from the world mobile congress in barcelona and will join us in the next couple of shows, just not today. we'll be in berlin for the super return conference. is dea-- is dealmaking back? we'll be there to find out. >>> plus, retail giants limited, target, tjix, and jcpenney set to report earnings today. we'll head out for a checkup and to find out how much of an impact hurricane sandy has made on profits. >>> it was a budget day in hong kong. we'll head out east to get all the data as the city's poised to enjoy a return to higher growth. >>> and we fly tout singapore to speak to the global head of trade at hspc who think that the face of trade is changing as more high-end products are due to be exported out of emerging markets. >>> bides all of that -- besides all of that, the focus is on the auction in italy. that will hit the tape in an hour and ten minutes. how much will italy have to pay for its political impasse? rome looking to sell between three and four billion euros of a ten-year issue. this was the six-month auction producing the most since 2012, up around 50 basis po
from the street. good to see everybody. thanks so much for joining us. >> thanks, maria. >> scott, let me kick it off with you. what's behind this move in stocks? >> this year is off to a lot better start. i don't know if you heard the applause in the background when the bell rang. people are happy. we're at 14,000, a touch over. i think the market, myself not to put a damper on things, i think the market is a little ahead of itself. i think it's going to be higher than this at year end, but right now this is a pretty darn good jump from december 3 isst until now. the question is does it keep going. harry dent, where are you on this? >> we've been looking for the market to go higher until mid-year. i'm looking at 1,600 or near on the s&p, 15,000 or near on the dow. i think before you get there though you do get a more substantial pullback before you get a likely top. i mean, right now, things are good. we got over the fiscal cliff. we knew we would rally after that. i don't see this rally going to major heights this year or a lot higher because earnings are decelerating, and now intere
this. you're always exposed to. but here at the hodges funds, we'll use the selloff to buy great businesses on sale. so we are seeing a lot of opportunities out there. >> rick santelli, what about that trade coming out of fixed increase going into stocks? are you a believer or no? is it gaining traction or no? you don't have evidence of it? >> no. i personally don't see a huge sector change. i think it's always going to be out there. and i think with a lot of money sidelined, it's just putting money to work. many believe it's going to end up in equities. to be up 12 basis points in a five year to date or 21 basis points in a ten, as large as that may sound, i don't think that's near the big horse power ultimately that trade could generate. on the rating agencies, you know, it sounds a lot like sour grapes. i think the rating agency made a bunch of blunders. they're not going after him. he was highly aware of what was going on in derivatives. when we were downgraded from aaa. it seems like that's what was -- the time period some of these early talks about this developed. seems lik
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